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I am 32 years old. I have given birth to a baby through caesarian in April 2018. Now I feel back pain. Please suggest a possible remedy for it.

Erasmus Mundus Master in Adapted Physical Activity, MPT, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I am 32 years old. I have given birth to a baby through caesarian in April 2018. Now I feel back pain. Please suggest...
Back Pain:This is a general low back ache and for this you can follow these measures: one keep a pillow right under the knee while sleeping, next is you can keep ice in the painful area for about 5--10 minutes, if pain still persists you can stretch your body by twisting the waist on both sides how we used to do in the school drill similarly you can try which will help you relax as well will reduce the pain. It looks like you are anaemic. If you have back pain after you sit for long hours then it is due to your haemoglobin levels as it is important to check that. Anaemia always leads to the symptoms of being tired and also having back / leg pain though there may not be any pathological reasons for back pain. •Standing hamstring stretch: Place the heel of your injured leg on a stool about 15 inches high. Keep your knee straight. Lean forward, bending at the hips until you feel a mild stretch in the back of your thigh. Make sure you do not roll your shoulders and bend at the waist when doing this or you will stretch your lower back instead of your leg. Hold the stretch for 15 to 30 seconds. Repeat 3 times. •Cat and camel: Get down on your hands and knees. Let your stomach sag, allowing your back to curve downward. Hold this position for 5 seconds. Then arch your back and hold for 5 seconds. Do 3 sets of 10. •Quadruped arm/leg raise: Get down on your hands and knees. Tighten your abdominal muscles to stiffen your spine. While keeping your abdominals tight, raise one arm and the opposite leg away from you. Hold this position for 5 seconds. Lower your arm and leg slowly and alternate sides. Do this 10 times on each side.•Pelvic tilt: Lie on your back with your knees bent and your feet flat on the floor. Tighten your abdominal muscles and push your lower back into the floor. Hold this position for 5 seconds, then relax. Do 3 sets of 10. •Partial curl: Lie on your back with your knees bent and your feet flat on the floor. Tighten your stomach muscles. Tuck your chin to your chest. With your hands stretched out in front of you, curl your upper body forward until your shoulders clear the floor. Hold this position for 3 seconds. Don't hold your breath. It helps to breathe out as you lift your shoulders up. Relax. Repeat 10 times. Build to 3 sets of 10. To challenge yourself, clasp your hands behind your head and keep your elbows out to the side. •Gluteal stretch: Lying on your back with both knees bent, rest the ankle of one leg over the knee of your other leg. Grasp the thigh of the bottom leg and pull that knee toward your chest. You will feel a stretch along the buttocks and possibly along the outside of your hip on the top leg. Hold this for 15 to 30 seconds. Repeat 3 times. •Extension exercise: Lie face down on the floor for 5 minutes. If this hurts too much, lie face down with a pillow under your stomach. This should relieve your leg or back pain. When you can lie on your stomach for 5 minutes without a pillow, then you can continue with the rest of this exercise.
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Ayurveda and Knee Pain

MD.(AM), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Faridabad
Ayurveda and Knee Pain

Ayurveda is a very old system of medicine, which originated in India. Using herbs found in nature to cure various illnesses, knee pain can also be permanently cured with this method indigenous to India. It reduces knee pain caused by various illnesses including arthritis, inflammation of the cartilage and wearing of the patella among others.

Here are some common Ayurvedic remedies, which help reduce knee pain:

  1. Alfalfa: Alfalfa is medically known as Medicago Sativa. Alfalfa is excellent for making sure that your joint pain reduces, when taken in liquid form four times a day.
  2. Ashwagandha: Ashwagandha is medically known as Withania Somnifera. In the West, Ashwagandha is popularly known as Winter Cherry. Also, it has a lot of therapeutic properties, which include reducing joint pains. 
  3. Banyan: The Banyan tree's medical name is Ficus Benghalensis. It has a sap very similar to the form of rubber known as latex is derived from the Banyan tree. The Banyan tree's sap is externally applied over the joints and the pain usually disappears after a few regular applications. 
  4. Bishop's weed: The medical name for Bishop's weed is Trachyspermum Ammi. The oil extracted from this herb is usually applied to the knees to reduce the intensity of such knee pains.
  5. Celery: The medical name for celery is Apium Graveolens. Celery is not only an effective treatment for rheumatoid arthritis and associated pains in the knees, but it is also helpful in treating gout. It is usually agreed upon that this particular treatment is usually long lasting because of its alkaline nature.
  6. Dandelion: Dandelion's biological name is Taraxacum Officinale. It is rich in magnesium and is crucial for the correct mineralization of the bones. This mineralization allows the bones to become stronger and also prevents knee pain.
  7. Garlic: The medical name for garlic is allium sativum. Five to six cloves eaten everyday has proved to reduce knee pains.
  8. Ginger: Ginger is biologically called Zingiber Officinale. These can be easily included in your diet and go a long way in curbing knee pain.

Related Tip: "All About Knee Pain" 

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I am 60 years old and a couple of months ago I have met with an accident but it recovered soon but still after a month a severe pain is there in my left arm instead of ointments and painkillers with injections? How can I get rid of this pain .

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
I am 60 years old and a couple of months ago I have met with an accident but it recovered soon but still after a mont...
Homoeopathy has good treatment for your problem, without causing adverse effects. It requires study of your case and symptoms in detail. To start with, take homoeopathic medicine arnica 200 daily in the morning and in the evening and give feedback after 7 days.
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Am suffer from diabetes from diabetes from diabetes from last two years joint pain problem in My knes.

Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT), Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (BOT)
Occupational Therapist, Delhi
Am suffer from diabetes from diabetes from diabetes from last two years joint pain problem in My knes.
Dear lybrate user apply hot fomentation do knee isometrics- lie down & keep towel roll under your knee & press it, hold for 3 sec then relax, 10 times each knee, twice daily do slr- lie down & lift your leg straight up, upto 30-45 degrees, hold for 3 sec then relax, 10 times each leg, twice daily sitting on the chair or edge of bed with your back straight move your leg up without lifting thigh, your leg will become parallel to floor, hold for 3 sec then relax, 10 times each leg twice daily avoid floor sitting/crossed leg sitting/squatting avoid long standing or walking long distances use commode for toilet purpose stair climbing should be minimal.
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Hi I am 25 years old male I have a Back ache some 1 suggested he myoril will it work good for my body or it will cause any side effect.

MPT, BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Hi I am 25 years old male I have a Back ache some 1 suggested he myoril will it work good for my body or it will caus...
Extension Exercises x 15 times x twice daily - lying on tummy, take left arm up for 3 seconds, then bring it down, right arm up for 3 seconds, bring down. Bring right leg up, hold for 3 seconds, bring it down. Then right leg up and hold for 3 seconds and bring it down. Repeat twice a day- 10 times. Bhujang Asana – Lie flat on your stomach, keeping the palms out, bend the neck backward, take a deep breath and while holding it for 6 seconds, raise the chest up. Release breath and relax your body. Repeat the exercise 15 times twice daily.
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I am 26 years old, suffering from right knee pain from last one month. What should I do sir.

MPT, BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I am 26 years old, suffering from right knee pain from last one month. What should I do sir.
Advice... Avoid sitting Cross legged. Avoid Squatting. Quadriceps Exercises. Hams Stretching. Sports Taping Hot Fomentation.
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I am 32 years old female. I feel sleepy, drowsy and lethargy soon after my lunch. I keep yawning till I go and take rest or a nap. I also get a feeling of not being fit and sometimes its followed by mild head ache and shoulder pain. I have spondylitis and Thyroid. But my concern is that this happens only when I am in Office, on weekends and holidays when I am at home none of the above problems are faced by me. Why is it so? What to do?

MPT, BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I am 32 years old female. I feel sleepy, drowsy and lethargy soon after my lunch. I keep yawning till I go and take r...
Calf Stretches Standing calf stretch Stand away from a wall and.put your fight foot behind you and be sure your toes are facing forward. Lean forward at the ankle while bending the right knee and keeping your heel on the ground. Hold this for 30 to 60 seconds. Repeat 10 times a twice a day. Downward dog yoga stretch Get down on all fours with your hands under your shoulders on the floor. Walk your hands forward slightly on the floor. Spread your fingers apart to allow for a broad base of support. Push your hips up toward the ceiling and tighten your abdominal muscles. Keep your heels on the ground and gently try and straighten your knees. Repeat 10 times a twice a day.
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I generally get a bit of pain in my back when I work while sitting on bed for long. What's your advice on how to minimize this pain (besides not sitting on bed for long)

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Coimbatore
Where exactly is the pain upper or lower is it travelling down the leg what is your height and weight what is your work nature apply voveran gel in your back and then give hot water fomentation take rest for further queries consult privately to have a detailed discussion to solve your problem you may need to do some exercises.
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My mother is suffering from backpain from over 3 year. But she had done all the test but the results is normal. So can I get a reasons for it?

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Gurgaon
My mother is suffering from backpain from over 3 year. But she had done all the test but the results is normal. So ca...
She can go simply for a physiotherapist take physiotherapy 10 days. Then they will teach strengthening exercises continue exercises on home. Maintain her body weight. Try to check vitamin d 3. Do wapking everyday. Don't lift heavy weight. Avoid forward bending.
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I made a post a while back describing joint pain and problems walking and was told it could be arthritis or vitamin D deficiency. I got some blood work done and my results came out normal and when I got x-rays done on my hands and knees they were also normal. I feel like I'm just making it up,

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I made a post a while back describing joint pain and problems walking and was told it could be arthritis or vitamin D...
Hello, * go for aerobic exercise for joints under d supervision of a physiotherapist. * * avoid, junk food, jerks, sour, cold intake. **homo-care** @ colchicum 1000-6 pills, once a wk. @ colocynth 30-6 pills, thrice/day. Report, wkly, take, care.
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